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Address: Luang Prabang, Laos
Phone Number: 8562058550000
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Full-Day Nam Khan River Kayaking and Tad Sae Waterfall Tour from Luang Prabang
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Beautiful waterfalls, not too many visitors

The Tad Sae waterfalls are really beautiful. It is possible to go swimming in several waterfalls, and to hike the trail alongside them. There are way fewer visitors than at... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The boat ride across the river in a small traditional boat to access the falls is interesting in itself. The falls were still flowing well in early December and were picturesque with multiple flows and levels over the limestone giving the water an aquamarine colour. Several of the pools suitable for swimming but the water was chilly. Small restaurants and... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

There are three waterfalls, all small. But the area around the first one is cool. Bring Bathingsuits if you're up for a cold swim. The hike to the third waterfall is quite an adventure and the way back to the main falls even more. We thought we got lost as we found ourselves standing in the middle of a field... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

The Tad Sae waterfalls are really beautiful. It is possible to go swimming in several waterfalls, and to hike the trail alongside them. There are way fewer visitors than at Kuang Si, especially in the morning. The fact that you need to take a boat on the river to reach the waterfalls adds a bit of adventure.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I visited with my boyfriend. We took a tuk tuk from the market street and negotiated it for 150.000 kips . The driver waited for us there until 5pm. It was so beautiful that I wondered if it was man made! It is unbelievable. The first set of falls are busy, with many families bathing and doing picnics around. Then... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was where we ended up after our amazing elephant ride through the jungle from the elephant sanctuary - It was pouring rain - the water was pretty frigid and I went for an elephant bath - I was the one that got bathed much to the amusement of everyone there! An amazing experience.......afterwards we had some food and drinks... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Beautiful falls. A little ways out of town, but a beautiful drive. I recommend you get there early for it gets crowded. The water is refreshing on a hot day. I found behind some of the falls the rock is cut out and you can actually sit behind the water...pretty cool. Lots of vendors at the parking area. Well worth... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Little bit further from Luang Prabang, but certainly worthwhile. Less crowded than Kuang Si, but great for people who want to see more. We went by motorbike, parked it, went by boat and went up for a climb. We walked further but the path up is not very convenient and quite difficult. Better to go up until the bridge and... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a tour which included the elephant riding and a visit to the falls. Set in a rural area about an hour from the town the entrance has many small wooden shops and food stalls to browse. The falls are small but tranquil as they cascade slowly along. They are well shaded by the trees and lush tropical growth.... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This waterfall is smaller than Kuang Si. They said it is dry from January till June.. Very beatifull and not as crowdy as Kuang Si. Large area to swim in. You can see elephants in the water. Not sure if they like it as much..

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I think it's worth doing the falls both here and at Kuang Si. And if you're pressed for time and it's a good time of year to visit the falls, I might even pick this place over Kuang Si. Beautiful in a different way, and much less crowded. Note that it's worth the hike to the upper set of falls.... More 

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